[CM] what linux?
nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu, 21 Feb 2008 16:01:16 -0800
On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 17:37 -0600, Heinrich Taube wrote:
> hi nando, there is a deadlock that occurs in juce apps in fedora 8,
> here is a link to the discussino about that a student here (Andrew
> Burnson) sent to me after he encountered the problem:
> i think the issue is that the linux juce maintainer is using a
> compatibiliy lib called XCB and the version that is required is not in
> the fedora distro.
Have you filed a bug in redhat's bugzilla? ('cause it is a bug)
> juce works great in my old planetccrma (fedora 3) but that release
> solong in the tooth now its not easy to update apps and software base.
> On Feb 21, 2008, at 5:26 PM, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 17:16 -0600, Heinrich Taube wrote:
> >> can anyone recommend a well supported linux that i can (easily)
> >> install on an older dell?
> >> my first choice would be planetccrma except there is some issue
> >> with a
> >> fedora X library and juce that im not sure i can solve beyond waiting
> >> for the next release of fedora.
> > What issue are you having? I have juce in the Planet CCRMA
> > repositories...
> > -- Fernando
> >> my next choice would be gentoo but their livecd doenst even boot.
> >> these are the only linux versions that i know work well (well, at
> >> least planetccrma works well but ive heard good things about gentoo)
> >> anyway i dont want an installer that boots me in a shell as superuser
> >> and tells me to run fdisk! (my second attempt at booting gentoo)